High School Sports

  • Baseball: Reynolds verbally commits to Northern Colorado

    Brighton shortstop Conner Reynolds gave his verbal commitment to the University of Colorado July 28 to continue his education and to continue to play baseball.

    Reynolds made the announcement on his Twitter account. Reynolds will be a senior this coming school year.

  • New girls basketball coach at Eagle Ridge

    Eagle Ridge Academy has a new girls basketball coach. He is Vern Rathbun, a teacher at Ranum Middle School.

    Rathbun brings 30 years of coaching experience to the Warriors.

    He replaces Brian Hyk, who was with the program for one season.

  • Track and field team comes together for teammate with orange shoelaces



    Katelyn Clark-Martin

    Contributing writer


    BRIGHTON — Miggy Martinez has dealt with his mother’s journey living with multiple sclerosis for about nine years. Each year, Martinez joins his family in an awareness walk for M.S. 


  • Legion A baseball: Brighton comes up short in bid for championship

    EATON – Brighton beat Eaton once but couldn't pull off a repeat victory July 27.

    Eaton won the championship of Legion A state baseball by a score of 4-2.


    Brighton rallied to take a 2-1 lead in the fifth inning. Cole Farmer singled home Brandon Pettinger to tie the score. Casey Towers reached on a fielder's choice to score Pettinger and give Brighton its only lead of the game.

  • Area sports physicals Aug. 2

    Prairie View and Brighton high school athletes can take care of necessary physical exams and help fund their schools’ sports medicine teams at the same team.

    The scene for Prairie View's will be Platte Valley Medical Center’s physical therapy department, 1600 Prairie Center Parkway, Suite 130. Brighton will conduct its physicals at the school, 270 S. Eighth Ave.

  • BHS softball summer camp starts Aug. 4

                The summer camp for Brighton High School softball players runs from Aug. 4 to Aug. 6 (9- to 13-year-olds) and from Aug. 7 to Aug. 9 for the 14- to 17-year-olds).

                The camps are open to those with an interest in playing softball for the Bulldogs. The cost is $30.

  • BHS volleyball tryouts Aug. 11

    Tryouts for Brighton High School’s varsity volleyball team are set for the week of Aug. 11.

    They begin at 3:30 p.m. in Gamble Gym. Email mlaw@sd27j.org with questions.

  • PVHS volleyball tryouts run Aug. 11-13

    First-year coach Amy Shoemaker plans team tryouts from 3 to 6 p.m. Aug. 11, 12 and 13. Those are the only available days for prospective players to try and make the squad.

    Players also need to turn in their paperwork (including evidence of a physical) before Aug. 11; otherwise, they won’t be able to try out that day.

    Call 720-425-7700 or email ashoemaker@sd27j.org.

  • Birdies for Bulldogs golf tourney Sept. 6

    Brighton's first Birdies for Bulldogs golf tournament is set for 8 a.m., Sept. 6, at Coyote Creek Golf Course in Fort Lupton.

    The cost is $300 per foursome or $80 for individual golfers. Prizes will be awarded to the first- and second-place finishers for men's, women's and coed divisions. There will be a longest drive contest and one for the closest to the pin.

    Proceeds benefit the boys and girls basketball and golf programs. Call 303-217-0541 with questions.

  • PVHS golf min-camp starts July 30

    Prairie View’s mini camp runs from July 30, 31 and Aug. 1 from 3:30 to 5 p.m. at Buffalo Run Golf Course in Commerce City. Tryouts are set for Aug. 4 and 5, also at Buffalo Run.

    The first tournament of the season is Aug. 7. Email danoakham@yahoo.com with questions.